School of Computer Sciences

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International Graduate Student Information

Welcome to the School of Computer Sciences at Western Illinois University. Our mission is to provide our students with an exceptional and comprehensive education in computer science, network technologies, information systems, and other associated professional disciplines. We have many opportunities for international students wishing to study computer science in the United States!

Scholarship Opportunities

Besides offering tuition waivers and stipends to those graduate students selected to become research assistants or to teach our introductory courses, we have the following scholarships available:

International Scholarship Fund

The School of Computer Sciences has initiated an International Scholarship Fund to help defray some of the cost of attending WIU. These scholarships are currently in the amount of $500.00; we expect to be able to award two or three for the coming semester. All new international students interested in entering the MSCS program are eligible to apply. View details about the International Scholarship Fund.

Additional Scholarships & Graduate Assistantships

School of Computer Sciences Quick Facts

  • Undergraduate students: Approximately 225
  • Graduate students: Approximately 80
  • Faculty: 24
  • Location: Macomb, Illinois (Computer Science Minor available online)
  • The Masters of Computer Science is the most popular graduate degree at WIU

Contact Information

School of Computer Sciences
Stipes Hall 447
Phone: (309) 298-1452

International Programs and Services
Horrabin Hall 8
Phone: (309) 298-2504

School of Graduate Studies
Sherman Hall 116
Phone: (309) 298-1806